The ABCs of Horror Movie Characters

by IMDb-Editors | last updated - 2 weeks ago

From Ash to Zombies, here are some of the biggest names in horror.

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The Babadook (2014)

The Babadook

Film: The Babadook (2014)

Played by: Tim Purcell

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Sissy Spacek in Carrie (1976)

Carrie White

First Appearance: Carrie (1976)

Played by: Sissy Spacek

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Nick Frost in Shaun of the Dead (2004)
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Robert Englund in A Nightmare on Elm Street (1984)

Freddy Krueger

First Appearance: A Nightmare on Elm Street (1984)

Played by: Robert Englund

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Scream (1996)

Ghostface

First Appearance: Scream (1996)

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Tim Curry in It (1990)

It

First Apperances: "It" (1990), It (2017)

Played by: Tim Curry, Bill Skarsgård

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Takako Fuji in The Grudge (2004)

Kayako

First Appearance: Ju-On: The Curse (2000)

Played by: Takako Fuji

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Tony Moran in Halloween (1978)

Michael Myers

First Appearance: Halloween (1978) Played by: Tony Moran (age 23), Will Sandin (age 6), Nick Castle (The Shape)

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Anthony Perkins in Psycho (1960)

Norman Bates

First Appearance: Psycho (1960)

Played by: Anthony Perkins

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Max Schreck in Nosferatu (1922)

Count Orlok

First Appearance: Nosferatu (1922)

Played by: Max Schreck

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Doug Bradley in Hellraiser (1987)

Pinhead

First Appearance: Hellraiser (1987)

Played by: Doug Bradley

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Robert Picardo in The Howling (1981)

Eddie Quist

Played by: Robert Picardo

Film: The Howling

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Linda Blair in The Exorcist (1973)

Regan MacNeil

First Appearance: The Exorcist (1973)

Played by: Linda Blair

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Rie Ino'o in Ringu (1998)

Sadako Yamamura

Notable First Appearance: Ringu (1998)

Played by: Rie Inō

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Michael Cassidy and Oliver Smith in Hellraiser (1987)

Uncle Frank

First Appearance: Hellraiser (1987)

Played by: Oliver Smith

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Sam Neill in Event Horizon (1997)

Dr. William Weir

Film: Event Horizon (1997)

Played by: Sam Neill

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Bolaji Badejo in Alien (1979)

Xenomorph

First Appearance: Alien (1979)

Played by: Bolaji Badejo

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Shawnee Smith in Saw (2004)

Amanda Young

First Appearance: Saw (2004)

Played by: Shawnee Smith

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Zombeavers (2014)

Zombeaver

Film: Zombeavers (2014)